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Martinez Run for Education

Sun September 30, 2018 Martinez, CA US 94553 Directions
Presented by the Martinez Education Foundation and Shell Oil
Events

5K Run/Walk

8:30AM PDT

10K Run

8:30AM PDT

Donation Only

8:30AM PDT
Place
Main St.
Martinez, CA US 94553
Description

The Shell-MEF Run For Education started in the fall of 2002 and has steadily grown every year.  Originally a 5K event, in 2012 a 10K course was added to the run.  Although many people choose to run the course, a large majority walk the 5K course as they enjoy the stroll through downtown Martinez.  The 10K course extends out Carquinez Scenic Drive past the historical cemeteries and along the river for some sweeping vistas.  All ages participate in the run, and prizes are awarded for the overall winners as well as for various age groups.  Entrance fees and corporate sponsorships aggregate to make the Run For Education the largest annual fundraiser for the Martinez Education Foundation, with Shell the primary sponsor.  In addition, over the years the Run for Education has become a much anticipated community event that demonstrates tremendous local support for all schools of the Martinez Unified School District.

Bib Pick-Up Information 2018

Packet Pick-Up for the Martinez Run for Education is September 29th from 12-4 PM at the Road Runner Sports in Concord (1975 Diamond Blvd Unit E-340) from 12 PM - 4 PM. Grab your shirt, bib, and and a great discounts on running products throughout the store!
 
You don't need to print out your confirmation email to pick-up your race packet. Please ensure that you know the t-shirt size of a family/friend if you are picking it up on their behalf.
 
If you are unable to make the bib pick-up, you may pick-up your packet on race morning, however please plan to arrive early for a minimal wait time.

About the Martinez Education Foundation

The Shell/MEF Run For Education started in the fall of 2003 and has steadily grown every year. Originally a 5K event, in 2012 a 10K course was added to the run. Although many people choose to run the course, a large majority walk the 5K course as they enjoy the stroll through downtown Martinez. The 10K course extends out Carquinez Scenic Drive past the historical cemeteries and along the river for some sweeping vistas. All ages participate in the run, and prizes are awarded for the overall winners as well as for various age groups. Entrance fees and corporate sponsorships aggregate to make the Run For Education the largest annual fundraiser for the Martinez Education Foundation, with Shell the primary sponsor. In addition, over the years the Run for Education has become a much anticipated community event that demonstrates tremendous local support for all schools of the Martinez Unified School District.

2017 Martinez Run for Education Video

For more than a decade, the Martinez Education Foundation and Shell have worked collaboratively by producing the Martinez Run for Education which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for schools within the Martinez community. This video highlights the 2017 Run for Education which featured more than 600 runners!

Pre Race Packet Pick-Up

We will be at Road Runner Sports (1975 Diamond Blvd in Willows Shopping Center in Concord) on Saturday September 29th from 12-4 if you are pre-registered and want to pick up your bib and t-shirt before the run. We will also be at the Family Fun Night at the Shell Clubhouse (1635 Pacheco Blvd) from 6-8 pm. You can also register for the Run at these events.

 

Mostly flat (with the exception of one hill) course run entirely on the streets of Martinez. For both runners and walkers (and strollers!) alike. 

(To view the course map, please click the orange URL above)

A more challenging and hilly course that runs along Martinez Scenic Drive. The 10K is best suited for runners.

(To view the course map, please click the orange URL above)

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